Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Chinese Prawn Fritters

The return of prawns? Of course. Basically because I had to finish up the about 10 prawns still in my fridge. These batter coated, fried to utter puffy and crispy crunchy atop and juicy a single prawn inside Chinese style (Chinese Fried Rice, Kam Heong Prawns & Fried Shrimp Wantons) fritters? Chinese Prawn Fritters (Tamarind Prawn Curry, Penang Prawn Mee, Prawn Sambal & Devilled Prawns) without a doubt can be a teatime snack, or for party going around nibbling or please, feel free to having it as a side for rice. Oh, not to forget for pairing along some chilli sauce and/or mayonnaise. I'm done here. I'll see you soon yea.  

10 medium size prawns - remove heads, devein, leave half of the skin till the tail and pat dry
3/4 cup cake flour - sifted
(alternatively use all purpose flour and add a pinch of baking powder/soda)
5 shallots - chopped
2 stalks coriander leaves - shredded/chopped
1 egg white - whisk until fluffy. 
Salt and pepper for taste
Oil for deep frying

Combine flour, shallots, coriander leaves, salt and pepper.
Gradually pour in water and whisk/stir until batter is lump freed.
It should be just thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
Coat prawns in egg white.
One by one, dip into batter.
Deep fry till golden brown. 
Drain off excess oil and serve with chilli sauce and mayonnaise


  1. Very Nice...I'm going to try this...:)

  2. That looks amazing. Looks easy enough to do, hoping to try it one day... I do get put off when it comes to deveining and peeling prawns ^.^

  3. We have nearly the same recipe but we usually dip it in vinegar

  4. Wow, that really looks good and the sauce is basic but i guess its quite tasty.

  5. I'm allergic to prawns, but those look....wow....delicious!

  6. Appreciate all the great comments everyone, thanks so much.

  7. These look incredible! I love prawns, great app recipe!

  8. These look amazing! I would eat WAY too many. Congrats on the Top 9!!!

  9. These look like they'd be a hit with me and my mother - we both have a huge love for prawns.

  10. Looks superb, mouthwatering...


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